Published in Blood Weekly, May 26th, 2005
According to a study from Japan, "it has been reported that bone marrow cells (BMCs) differentiate into endothelial cells of blood vessels, and that granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) mobilizes progenitors in the BMCs to the peripheral blood, while macrophage colony-stimulating factor (M-CSF) augments the production of monocytes."
"We examined whether M-CSF augments the differentiation of BMCs into endothelial cells of blood vessels using a hindlimb-ischemic model," reported K. Minamino and colleagues, Kansai Medical University, Department of Pathology 1.
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